Who was Sam Steele?
A legendary figure in the history of the Canadian West, Superintendent Sam Steele was head of “D” Division, North-West Mounted Police when they marched to Kootenay Post in 1887. Choosing a site for the post near Galbraith’s Ferry, Steele dispensed justice and defused the tensions that had initiated a NWMP presence in the area.
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WE ARE THE NUMBER ONE COMMUNITY FESTIVAL IN THE KOOTENAYS !
From artists, artisans and entertainers, special heritage performers and unique events, sports tournaments, competitions and demonstrations to daily pancake breakfasts and the most delicious selection of food that excites everyone’s taste buds.
Check out photos of past year’s events on the Sam Steele Days Facebook page. Every year it gets better ! It all takes place in Cranbrook, BC in the Kootenay Rockies. Join us in 2015, June 18th – 21st. For information, call the Sam Steele Society at 250-426-4161 or 1-800-222-6174.